Specialty Area: 19th-century British literature and culture, affect and ethics of reading, composition
Office #: Crown Center 430
BA (English) University of Virginia, 2003; MA (humanities) University of Chicago, 2007; PhD (English) Loyola University Chicago, 2013
Composition and rhetoric, Victorian fiction and poetry, Victorian cultural and aesthetic criticism, Chicago literature, affect and ethics of reading
"Vanity Fair's Ethic of Readerly Emotion." Victorians 120 (2011): 118-28. Print.
Works in Progress:
The Many Functions of Taste (a study of the Victorian afterlife of one of the eighteenth century's most vexed aesthetic categories)